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Nihon Buyo Workshop

January 27, 2024
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Saturday, January 27, 11 am

Explore the elegance of nihon buyo in a workshop led by celebrated traditional dancer Hanayagi Genkuro. In this workshop, learn about the history of this centuries-old Japanese dance style, as well as its roots in kabuki theater. Genkuro will also teach some of the basic, elemental movements, so whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned dancer, this workshop is the perfect opportunity to develop your skills and learn from the best. Don’t miss out on this chance to discover the appeal of nihon buyo up close!

Max 20 participants. Participants must wear socks and exercise wear.

Observer tickets are currently available for this workshop. (Buy Tickets →)

Nihon Buyo in the 21st Century: From Kabuki Dance to Boléro
January 24—26, 2024

Image: Nihon Buyo Dance & Music with Geimaruza © Owen Rojek.

Nihon Buyo in the 21st Century is supported by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan through the Japan Arts Council, The JEC Fund, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

2023-24 Performing Arts Season Support

The season is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Major support is generously provided by Doug and Teresa Peterson; Howard Gilman Foundation; and Hisamitsu America, Inc. Endowment support is provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment Fund, The John and Miyoko Davey Endowment Fund, and the Endowment for the Performing Arts, established with a leadership gift from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Additional support is provided by The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Richard and Momona Royce, Nancy and Joe Walker, Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II, Dr. Jeanette C. Takamura, Estate of Alan M. Suhonen, and Friends of the Performing Arts. All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. is the official airline of the Japan Society Performing Arts Program. Yamaha is the official piano provider of Japan Society.

Japan Society programs are made possible by leadership support from Booth Ferris Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

  • Saturday, January 27, 2024
  • 11:00 am
  • In-Person Event
  • Reserved Tickets
  • $50 Nonmembers
  • $40 Members
  • $40 Person with Disability

This event is sold out.

There is an additional $2.00 service charge for all non-member ticket types purchased during Japan Society Performing Arts’ 2023-24 Season.